Navy earned its first seeded spot in the NCAA women's Division I lacrosse tournament and Loyola's late surge was enough for an at-large bid when the selections to the newly-expanded 26-team bracket were announced Sunday night.
Ben McCarty (South Carroll) scored a career-best six goals to lead Towson to an 11-8 victory over Drexel in a Colonial Athletic Association men's lacrosse semifinal Wednesday night at the Penn State Lacrosse Field.
Senior attacker Jasmine DePompeo scored the game-winning goal 41 seconds into double overtime as No. 12 Navy captured the Patriot League regular-season title by defeating American, 11-10, in Washington Sunday afternoon.
Shannon Mangini scored her third goal of the game with 2:16 left in overtime to give host Pennsylvania a 10-9 win over No. 13 Princeton and clinch at least a share of a seventh consecutive Ivy League women's lacrosse championship on Wednesday.
Loyola senior defensive midfielders Josh Hawkins and Scott Ratliff were named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Specialist and Co-Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, the conference office announced.
ESPN analyst Mark Dixon, who will be handling play-by-play duties when No. 7 Notre Dame visits Georgetown this Sunday, writes a weekly column for Inside Lacrosse in which he provides his thoughts on results from the previous week.
Each week, The Baltimore Sun publishes a Q&A with a college lacrosse player or coach to get you more acquainted with the player and his/her team. Today's guest is Towson fifth-year senior goalkeeper Andrew Wascavage, who entered the week ranked fourth in Division I in saves per game (13.8), fifth in save percentage (.608) and 19th in goals-against average (8.79).
Towson senior goalkeeper Andrew Wascavage (St. Mary¿s Ryken) received Colonial Athletic Association Co-Player of the Week honors Monday after a 19-save performance in a 7-6 win over then-No. 19 Hofstra on Saturday.
Evan Washburn did double duty over the weekend, providing commentary during the NBC Sports Network's telecast of No. 3 Duke's 12-11 decision against Harvard Saturday night and then doing the same for the CBS Sports Network's broadcast of Army¿s 10-4 upset of No. 16 Colgate on Sunday.
Junior midfielder Rhiannon Coogle (North Harford) scored a career-high six goals to lead the Towson women's lacrosse team to a 14-9 win at Delaware on Sunday afternoon in the Colonial Athletic Association opener.
Loyola freshman attackman Zach Herreweyers and junior defenseman Joe Fletcher were named the ECAC Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, after helping the Greyhounds to a pair of road victories.
Forging a .500 record 10 games into the season usually isn't news. But doing so after a 0-3 start is an achievement for any program. That's where Towson sits after escaping Colonial Athletic Association foe Delaware with a 7-6 decision in overtime Friday night.
No. 20 Bucknell fell behind early to No. 2 host Cornell in men's lacrosse Tuesday. But Chase Bailey scored the game-winner with one minute left to finish a second-half rally as the visiting Bison upset the Big Red, 9-8, in a game delayed by snow.